• Rene Amirault, President & CEO

    Rene Amirault was appointed as the President and Chief Executive Officer of SECURE Energy Services in March 2007 and elected a director and appointed as Chairman on June 1, 2007.

    From 2006 to 2007, he was an independent businessman. From 2001 to 2006, he was the Vice President of Corporate Development of Tervita Corporation (formerly CCS Income Trust). Mr. Amirault held various roles at Tervita Corporation from 1994 to 2006, including Vice President roles in Sales and Marketing, Business Development and Corporate Development. He was Vice President of Corporate Development of Tervita Corporation or its predecessor companies from 2001 to 2006, during which time his responsibilities included business development, acquisitions, strategic planning and investor relations. Mr. Amirault has over 25 years experience in the energy industry. He held various positions with Imperial Oil Ltd. from 1981 to 1994, including marketing, project management, finance and accounting capacities. Mr. Amirault received a Certified General Accountant designation in 1984.



  • Allen Gransch, Chief Operating Officer Midstream

    Allen Gransch joined SECURE is September 2007. From 2012 to 2017, Mr. Gransch held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. On September 5, 2017, Mr. Gransch was appointed Executive Vice President, Corporate Development. On April 29, 2019, Mr. Gransch was appointed Chief Operating Officer Midstream.  In this role, he oversees the Corporate Development, Midstream Operations, Commercial & Transportation and Corporate Services departments.

    Prior to joining SECURE, Allen was a Senior Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers. From 1999 to 2007, Mr. Gransch held various positions from Associate to Senior Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers located in Calgary, Alberta, Georgetown, Cayman Islands and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Mr. Gransch is a Chartered Accountant and attended the University of Saskatchewan, where he earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree and his Masters of Professional Accounting degree.


  • CHAD MAGUS, CFO, Finance/IT

    Chad Magus was appointed Chief Financial Officer in September 2017. Chad joined SECURE in June 2014 and most recently served as SECURE’s Vice President of Corporate Finance. Prior to joining SECURE, Chad spent over 10 years with an oil and gas exploration and production company in a variety of finance, accounting and financial reporting roles and prior thereto was a senior accountant with KPMG LLP. Chad is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan.


  • Brian McGurk, EVP, Corporate Services

    Brian McGurk joined SECURE in February 2012, and was appointed Executive Vice President (EVP) Human Resources & Strategy on December 5, 2012. In May 2019, Brian became EVP, Corporate Services. 

    Mr. McGurk has focused his career on developing capable and effective organizations through the practice of human resources for the past 12 years and prior to that, working in a variety of increasingly more senior roles in human resources for more than 10 years. He has over 20 years of human resources experience in a variety of different fast-paced and entrepreneurial environments, ranging from airlines to wireless communications. Mr. McGurk has over five years of experience in the energy services industry with SECURE and CCS Income Trust, where he served as the Vice President, Human Resources. Most recently, he served as the Vice President of People Services with SMART Technologies Inc., a company focused on developing interactive software and hardware applications that facilitate learning and collaboration. Mr. McGurk is a Certified Human Resources Practitioner and attended the University of Lethbridge, where he earned a Bachelor of Management degree.


  • Dave Engel, EVP, Operations

    Dave Engel has worked in senior leadership roles in Operations, Sales, Health & Safety, & Business Development with SECURE Energy Services since September 2007. Mr. Engel was appointed VP of Operations & Sales in December 2011. In January 2017, Mr. Engel was appointed as Executive Vice President (EVP), Processing Recovery & Disposal (PRD) division. As of September 5, 2017, Mr. Engel is the EVP, Technical Services. In 2019, Mr. Engel now serves as EVP, Operations. 

    From 2000 to 2007, Mr. Engel held various roles at Tervita (CCS), including roles in Environment & Regulatory, Project Development, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Business Development. Prior to Tervita, Mr. Engel worked for Newpark Environmental, Ensign Drilling, and Newalta. He has 20 years of experience in the energy industry. Mr. Engel has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Calgary.

  • Corey Higham, EVP, Corporate Development

    Corey Higham has worked in senior leadership roles in Environment & Regulatory, Operations and Business Development with SECURE Energy Services since July 2007.  Mr. Higham was appointed VP of Business Development (Organic) in December 2011.  In April 2014, Mr. Higham was appointed as Executive Vice President (EVP), Midstream. As of September 5, 2017, Mr. Higham is the EVP of Processing, Recovery and Disposal. In May, 2019 Mr. Higham became EVP of Corporate Development.

    From 2004 to 2007, Mr. Higham held various roles at Tervita Corporation, including roles in environmental & regulatory and business development. Prior to Tervita, Mr. Higham worked for a private engineering consulting company from 1998 to 2004. He has 16 years of experience in the energy industry. Mr. Higham is a registered Professional Geoscientist and holds a Masters of Engineering from the University of Calgary.

  • Mike Mikuska, EVP, Commercial & Transportation

    Mike Mikuska was appointed Executive Vice President, Commercial & Transportation with SECURE Energy Services in September 2017. He brings extensive industry knowledge, experience and strategic leadership to his role at SECURE. Mr. Mikuska is responsible for the growth and development of SECURE's transportation and commercial business, increasing asset value and contributing to the safe and reliable Canadian transportation system of oil and gas production.

    Prior to SECURE, Mr. Mikuska had various roles capacities at Plains Midstream Canada ULC and predecessors for 21 years, most recently he was the Vice President of Crude Supply & Transportation where he was responsible for crude oil supply gathering and distribution, pipeline logistics, pipeline development, trucking, rail, regulatory and tariffs, quality and optimization for Crude Oil and LPG. 

  • David Mattinson, EVP, Onsite Services

    David was the President of Frontline Integrated Services prior to joining SECURE Energy Services. Mr. Mattinson is a professional engineer, and has previously held the position of President for over 20 years at a heavy equipment contracting company, and as the President of a frac sand production company. Mr. Mattinson manages existing relationships and positively contributes to the communities in which we work. He has over 25 years of experience and has worked on a multitude of earth works related projects including landfill construction projects, and decommissioning projects.

  • George Wadsworth, EVP, Drilling & Production Services

    George Wadsworth was appointed President, Drilling Services Division of the Corporation and director of the Corporation in August 2011. On December 5, 2012, he was appointed as Executive Vice President, Drilling Services.

    Mr. Wadsworth has over 16 years of experience in the Canadian oilfield service industry and most recently held the position of President of Marquis Alliance Energy Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Corporation. Prior to that, he was the President of Alliance Energy Services Ltd. and the Vice President and co-founder of Alliance Drilling Fluids Ltd. in 2003. Mr. Wadsworth worked as the Western Canadian Manager for Swaco, division of M-I Swaco from 2001 to 2003. He also held various technical, sales, and management positions for M-I Swaco, QMAX Solutions Inc., Reef Mud, and Nowsco Well Service Ltd. Mr. Wadsworth holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Calgary.